Thumb

thumb

The thumb is the first digit of the hand. When a person is standing in the medical anatomical position (where the palm is facing to the front) the thumb is the outermost digit. The Medical Latin English noun for thumb is pollex (compare hallux for big toe) and the corresponding adjective for thumb is pollical.

Latest Thumb Injuries

Start DateAthleteSportInjury
2014-07-31Brian DozierBaseballthumb injury
2014-07-24Yoenis CéspedesBaseballthumb sprain
2014-07-10Brandon PhillipsBaseballthumb injury
2014-05-28Cliff PenningtonBaseballthumb injury
2014-05-20Salvador PérezBaseballthumb injury
2014-05-06Ervin SantanaBaseballthumb injury
2014-04-26Bryce HarperBaseballthumb injury
2014-04-06Yasiel PuigBaseballthumb injury
2014-02-08Kevin MartinBasketballthumb fracture
2014-02-03Alex OkaforAmerican footballthumb injury

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